Friday, April 9, 2010

Think Beyond


Throw away
paint by number,
MTV and movies
made from books

          turn them off,

in between
blank pages
already written

are chords
to color

(from The Concert Collection, a work in progress, exploring connections among art, music and writing)

"Why did you end without a period?" asks Virginia.

"Because it didn't end," I say.  "It didn't feel right to end."

"Are you advocating a return to a time when more was left to the imagination?" says Virginia.

"Not really," I say, "I'm not sure how different times are, in light of all the variables, but I'd like to encourage suspending belief in what others say and going beyond."

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